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Officer Joseph Krupp | Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

Officer

Joseph Krupp

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 19, 1910

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 1 month, 1 week

Badge # 40

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced

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Officer Joseph Krupp was shot and killed when he stopped two suspicious men in the Haughville railroad yards. A second officer was also shot and wounded. The two men were later apprehended in Avon and one of them confessed to the shooting.

Both suspects were convicted of manslaughter. The suspect who killed Officer Krupp received a sentence of two to 21 years in prison.

Officer Krupp had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for only five weeks.

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